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Brazil TV host accused of ordering killings for ratings

Brazilian politician and TV host, Wallace Souza, is under investigation for allegedly ordering at least five executions in order to boost ratings. The accusations came about partially because the show Canal Livre was always first on the scene to get footage of a number of murder victims. Souza denies the accusations.
August 12, 2009

Brazilian politician and TV host, Wallace Souza, is under investigation for allegedly ordering at least five executions in order to boost ratings. The accusations came about partially because the show Canal Livre was always first on the scene to get footage of a number of murder victims. Souza denies the accusations.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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